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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco demand to fall 40% after new excise tax

National tobacco demand in the UAE is expected to slump by 40 per cent after a new 100 per cent excise tax on cigarettes goes into force October 1, say health and tax experts. An effective doubling of prices for a single pack of cigarettes will not only
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:07
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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold ZatoĊ„ski sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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[Europe] The effects of a rise in cigarette price on cigarette consumption, tobacco taxation revenues, and of smoking-related deaths in 28 EU countries-- applying threshold regression modelling [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is recommended that all EU countries levy higher tobacco taxes to increase cigarette prices, and thus in effect reduce cigarette consumption. The subsequent increase in tobacco tax revenues would be instrumental in covering expenditures related to tob
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:49
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[Europe] Possible effects of raising tobacco taxes across the EU

Increasing cigarette prices through taxation could reduce cigarette consumption and smoking related deaths...how different EU countries would be affected, and the potential policy implications is Christian Schafferer, author of the article.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:47
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[UK] Success rates for people quitting smoking hit record high

Nearly 20% of those who quit in first half of 2017 have been successful, with e-cigarettes becoming most popular method of quitting, say UCL researchers
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:45
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Stoptober 2017 campaign

Whilst Stoptober is a campaign in its own right, it is now positioned within the wider One You programme. One You is the PHE programme that helps adults across the country make small changes to their lifestyles that can have a big impact on their future
Public Health England (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:43
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[California] Loma Linda University researchers awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to study tobacco control in Asia

a $1.4 million grant from the NIH to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia, Laos and Mongolia.
Loma Linda University Health
added Sep 19, 2017 19:35
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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarette Graphic Health Warnings

The purpose of the proposed study is to assess whether potential textual warnings statements, which have been revised from those enumerated in section 4 of FCLAA, promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of cigarette smokin
Federal Register
added Sep 19, 2017 14:52
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FDA to study warnings for cigarette packaging

is planning to launch a research study to find new warning labels for cigarette packs that are constitutional. The agency announced its proposed Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarettes Graphic Health Warnings in a public notice in the Fed
The Hill
added Sep 19, 2017 14:49
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